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Eleven DPT Students Receive Scholarships

Annually, the Savannah American Business Club (AMBUCS) awards scholarships to students pursuing careers in the allied health professions and who volunteer with AMBUCS. This year, 11 students in Georgia Southern University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program were awarded more than $16,000 in scholarships. The organization has hosted a League of Exceptional Bowlers for more […]

Clark Receives Certified Diversity Executive Credential

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences faculty member, Maya Clark, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CDE, recently obtained her Certified Diversity Executive (CDE) credential. Clark, who currently serves as an Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellow at Georgia Southern University, is part of the University’s second cohort to earn the CDE credentials. In her role as a fellow, Clark assists the University in […]

Jenkins Named 2020 Distinctive Service Award Winner

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Professor and Chair Walter Jenkins, PT, LAT, ATC, DHS, will be recognized this April by Purdue University for his influential contributions in the fields represented by health and kinesiology. Jenkins was nominated and chosen by colleagues as one of three recipients for the 2020 Health and Kinesiology Distinctive Service Award which […]

Giving Back

Each October, physical therapy students from the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy program participate in the Physical Therapy Day of Service. The national event is held as a way for individuals to reach out to their community to raise awareness for physical health. “In previous years, we have hosted free health screenings, such […]

Faculty Publish Paper for American Association of Anatomy

This past June, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Associate Professor James Karnes, PT, Ph.D., collaborated with three anatomists, Melissa Carroll, Ph.D., Darren Hoffman, Ph.D., and Sheryl Sanders, Ph.D., to write a position paper for the American Association of Anatomy on the importance of cadaver dissection for human anatomy courses. The paper, “Gross Anatomy during the Pandemic: […]